Top baggers sought for Best Bagger Championship Finals

September 25, 2012

By Staff

Washington grocers want to know if the best bagger in the land is bagging up groceries in Issaquah.

Best Bagger Championship Finals organizers put out a call for contestants to compete in the annual bag-off. The event runs from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. The event is free and open to the public.

Baggers compete for $1,500 and a chance to head to the national bag-off in Las Vegas.

Contestants can enter the competition through Oct. 10. Find more details at the Washington Food Industry Association website,

In November 2010, Nathan Frerker, a cashier at the Issaquah Trader Joe’s, competed in the Best Bagger Championship Finals.

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